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Meaning of “acorn” in the English Dictionary

"acorn" in British English

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acornnoun [C]

uk   /ˈeɪ.kɔːn/  us   /-kɔːrn/
an ​ovalnut that ​grows on an ​oaktree and has an ​outerpartshaped like a ​cup
(Definition of acorn from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"acorn" in American English

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acornnoun [C]

 us   /ˈeɪ·kɔrn, -kərn/
the ​fruit of the ​oaktree, consisting of an ​ovalnut with a ​topshaped like a ​cup
(Definition of acorn from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ACORN" in Business English

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ACORNnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈeɪkɔːn/
abbreviation for A Classification of Residential Neighbourhoods: a ​system of ​information about how much ​peopleearn, their ​socialclass, etc. that ​includes all ​areas in the UK: A company's ​targeting of ​consumers is often ​based on ACORN.
(Definition of ACORN from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “acorn”
in Korean 도토리…
in Arabic جَوْزة البَلُّوط…
in Malaysian akorn…
in Russian желудь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 橡實,橡子…
in Italian ghianda…
in Turkish meşe palamudu…
in Polish żołądź…
in Spanish Bellota…
in Vietnamese hạt sồi…
in Portuguese bolota…
in Thai ผลต้นโอ๊ก…
in Catalan gla…
in Japanese ドングリ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 橡实,橡子…
in Indonesian biji pohon ek…
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